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gruesome - grisly; horrible
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
ambulatory - able to walk
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty